Note: Distances and times shown are approximate driving distances and driving times from the airport to Coalwood.
The closest airport to Coalwood that has commercial service is Charleston, WV: http://yeagerairport.com/ (148 miles; 2 hr 43 minutes)
Private planes should probably choose Mercer County Airport in Bluefield: http://www.airnav.com/airport/KBLF (41 miles; 1 hour)
Other choices for private planes include:
Key Field Airport (a.k.a. Wyoming County Airport) in Pineville, WV: http://www.airnav.com/airport/I16 (29 miles; 53 minutes)
Tazewell County Airport in Tazewell, VA: http://www.airnav.com/airport/KJFZ (41 miles; 1 hour 24 minutes)
Grundy Municipal Airport in Grundy, VA: http://www.airnav.com/airport/KGDY (43 miles; 1 hour 36 minutes)
Logan County Airport in Logan, WV: http://www.airnav.com/airport/6L4 (72 miles; 2 hours)
Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beckley, WV: http://www.airnav.com/airport/KBKW (92 miles; 1 hour 47 minutes)
The Welch Municipal Airport in Welch, WV appears to be closed indefinitely: http://www.airnav.com/airport/I25 (12 miles; 21 minutes)
Note: Before making a trip, private pilots should carefully check the status of airport runways, airport hours of operation, availability of fuel, and availability of rental cars.